over 50 years, we have evolved from a one-person industrial design consultancy to an award-winning, multi-disciplined design, engineering and prototype firm.
KEK Associates Inc. is proud of its commitment to design excellence and strives to improve its ability to more rapidly, efficiently, and competitively bring your products, packaging and special environments to market.
our designers have years of industry experience in corporate and consultant roles and have built ongoing relationships with many of our clients.
let us put our experience & enthusiasm to work for you!
industrial designindustrial design is at the core of our product development process. Our clients come to us for out-of-the-box thinking and skillful blending of function and form. We foster a collaborative environment for creative problem solving and can bring a fresh perspective to product design challenges. expertise: conceptualization sketching human factors color materials & finish cad modelling graphic design
mechanical engineeringour engineering department can take a design from concept to reality, evolving the project from design intent to a manufacturable solution. Our engineers have expertise in a wide range of industries including injection molding, die casting, thermoforming, sheet metal, and machining. expertise: production engineering mechanical designs technical drawings design validation
technical illustrationpart of the product development process is communicating clearly to both the manufacturer and end user how to operate and maintain their product. Our illustration department provides our clients with technical graphics that are clear, concise and communicate effectively. expertise: line art illustration full color illustration photorealistic rendering creative direction layout and graphic design technical product animation patent drawing
visualizationpolished imagery to communicate, market, and sell your designs. Animations to illustrate mechanisms and features. expertise: - Photo realistic renderings - Digital animations - Colorway studies - Marketing and sales imagery - Graphic design - Branding - UI / UX design
model making and prototypesour model shop is our Swiss Army Knife. One of KEK's mottos is "get physical fast", meaning physical models can aid the design process at any stage. As such, our modelmakers are willing to tackle just about anything that comes our way. expertise: appearance models functional prototypes short-run production form studies breadboarding urethane castings cnc machining 3D printing
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